SMFM's 40th Annual Pregnancy Meeting

Working together for the global advancement of safe and healthy pregnancies

February 3 - 8, 2020 | Gaylord Texan Resort & Convention Center | Grapevine, Texas

Quality Metrics in Obstetrics: Why, What, and How to Incorporate Them into Your Practice

Feb. 5, 2020 8am - 12pm

Course Directors:
Bryann Bromley, MD MBA
Loralei Thornburg, MD

Course Faculty:
Allison Bryant Mantha, MD, MPH
Mark Clapp, MD, MPH
Dena Goffman, MD
Christian Pettker, MD
Jean Spitz, MPH
Thomas Westover, MD

Do your practice metrics reflect national standards? Join us for an in-depth discussion and examination of quality metrics in OB/GYN subspecialty areas and learn how to integrate them into your practice and operations.  

CME for this postgraduate course is available through the Perinatal Quality Foundation. Instructions for claiming the credits will be provided by the course directors during the session.

  1. Describe key performance measures and quality improvement initiatives in obstetrics. 
  2. Compare and contrast quality metrics in Ob subspecialty areas.
  3. Explain requirements regarding performance measures and quality improvement in Ob/Gyn residency and fellowship programs.
  4. Investigate race disparity in obstetric outcomes
  5. Discuss individualized ways to bring quality measures into practice.    

Session Time Session Title Session Speaker
  8:00 – 8:05 am Welcome Thornburg/Bromley/Spitz
  8:05 – 8:30 am What is Quality?  Goffman
  8:30 – 9:00 am Diagnostic Errors: (How) Can We Reduce Maternal Harm? Westover
  9:00 – 9:30 am ACGME & Quality: What Do Our Residents and Fellows Really Need to Know? Thornburg
  9:30 – 10:00 am Incorporating Health Care Inequities in Quality Improvement Bryant
10:00 – 10:30 am Break  
10:30 – 11:00 am Measuring What Matters: Balancing Maternal and Neonatal Outcomes in Obstetric Quality Metrics Clapp
11:00 – 11:30 am Quality on L&D: How Do We Make Labor and Delivery Safe? Pettker  
11:30 – 11:55 am Quality in Fetal Imaging: Where Should Our Focus Be? Bromley
11:55 am – 12:00 pm Closing Comments Spitz

Price: $505.00